Michele E. Nicholson

Michele E. NicholsonEducation: Dorman High School, Spartanburg, SC; BA degree with honors, Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina 1984; various law enforcement specialized public information training courses

Career: WLTX-TV Columbia South Carolina general assignment news reporter and special assignments reporter; News Director at WFTW-AM and 99FM Fort Walton Beach; Public Information Officer, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office; Okaloosa County Bureau Chief, WEAR-TV Channel 3 Pensacola; co-anchor WFGX-TV NEWS; Host, Emerald Coast Health News; Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer.

Honors and Affiliations: FWB Rotary Board of Directors, Panhandle Animal Welfare Society Board of Directors, Regional Director for Florida Law Enforcement Public Information Officers Association, United Way Marketing Committee, Founding Member of Okaloosa County Commission on Status of Women, AP News Story of Year for medium market, Okaloosa American Heart Association, Eglin Air Force Base Honorary Commander, National Information Officers Association.

Born Punxsutawney, PA, spouse Scott, two children